Namba Performing Arts Space is a 501c3 created with the vision and generosity of Julia Campbell (7.26.1936 – 12.02.2022) and her husband Ben Namba (04.06.1930 – 02.26.2020) The Theatre/Lab Space thrives with input, outreach and financial support from our Community and Performing Arts supporters everywhere. Please join us in supporting a Theatre where performing artists, their teachers, mentors, and their fans can gather to learn, enjoy and express the stories and emotions revealed through performing arts presentations and education.
Grant funding provided by
Barbara Barnard Smith World Music in Collaboration with JACL
Smith-Hobson Foundation Fund (2021-2022)
City of Ventura Cultural Funding Grant Program (2023)
Shuttered Venue Operators (Covid Closure)
Ventura County Behavioral Health Mini Grant (2023-2024)
Our Founders: Ben Namba & Julia Campbell
Please sponsor our programming. You may sponsor a specific show, a genre (dance, music, theatre), a program (like Women’s Voices Festival), workshops, or even Theatre upgrades with a tax deductible donation. You may also Sponsor NAMBA by bringing and producing a show or workshop. Let us know where you would like your donation to serve.
Thank you to our many supporters from near and far. Your contributions mean the world to us!
($1000 – $5000)
Elizabeth Ponce, Robotics
Roche Schulfer, Exec Dir. Goodman Theatre Chicago
Kelly Zirbes, Kelly’s Lot
Michael Boyko, Reardon Funeral Home
Susan Van Abel
Bruce Hanifan & Jan Aldrin
Laura C Campbell